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Prostate Cancer

Tom Sherak, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences arrives at the 83rd Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Academy President Tom Sherak Dies, Aged 68

The Sherak family said in a statement Tuesday he passed away at his home following a long battle with prostate cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2014

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UCLA Study: Low-Fat Diet, Fish Oil Supplements Could Help Prevent Growth Of Prostate Cancer

A new study by UCLA researchers found that men with prostate cancer who ate a low-fat diet and took fish oil supplements showed changes in their cancer tissue that may help prevent disease growth and recurrence.

11/18/2013

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Former First Baseman Steve Garvey To Auction Personal Items, Memorabilia For Prostate Cancer Awareness

Former Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres first baseman, Steve Garvey, along with the Chair of UCLA Urology Dr. Mark Litwin stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss Garvey’s battle with prostate cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2013

Huell Howser, host of KCET's "California Gold," died on Jan. 6 at the age of 67. (credit:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Huell Howser Died Of Prostate Cancer

Longtime TV host Huell Howser died after a battle with prostate cancer, according to an official death certificate obtained by TMZ.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2013

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Gov. Brown ‘Great’ After Cancer Treatment

Gov. Jerry Brown said that he has concluded radiation treatment for early-stage prostate cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2013

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Gov. Jerry Brown Undergoing Treatment For ‘Localized’ Prostate Cancer

The Governor’s Office has announced that Jerry Brown is undergoing treatment for localized prostate cancer.

CBS Los Angeles–12/12/2012

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Raise Prostate Cancer Awareness Through The Power Of The Moustache

CEO and co-founder of Movember, Adam Garone, visited the KCAL9 studios Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2012

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Prostate Cancer Screenings

Using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) to screen for prostate cancer has remained controversial among some patients. Now a new study says more men could possibly develop advanced cases of cancer if doctors did away with the blood test.

07/30/2012

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Steve Lavin Has Successful Surgery To Treat Prostate Cancer

St. John’s coach Steve Lavin has had successful surgery to treat prostate cancer.

10/06/2011

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Fight Prostate Cancer With The Blue Cure Foundation

The Blue Cure Foundation was established to raise awareness, encourage annual screenings and promote a healthier lifestyle for men.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2011

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Dodgers Honor Father’s Day By Raising Funds, Awareness For Prostate Cancer Research

The Dodgers will help raise funds for prostate cancer research, honor a father as “MVP” and let fathers and sons onto the field Sunday to play catch as part of the team’s Father’s Day celebration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2011

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Why Men Should Grow A Moustache This ‘Movember’

Don’t like the facial fuzz? Like your men clean shaven?

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2010